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Court to Hear Baba Ijesha’s Bail Application Today

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Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James popularly known as Baba Ijesha will know his fate on Monday over a post-conviction bail application.

This ruling is coming two months after the actor was convicted of indecent treatment and sexual assault of a minor between 2013 and 2014 among other offenses and sentenced to five years’ concurrent jail term.

He will appear before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja for a ruling, following the arguments of both prosecuting and defendant’s counsel on whether the convict has met special circumstances for the court to grant him bail, pending an appeal.

Baba Ijesha had through his counsel, approached the court for post-conviction bail, pending the determination of his appeal at the Court of Appeal in Lagos.


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